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Glens Falls NY, also known as Hometown USA, is located in Warren County.


Town of Glens Falls

Glens Falls NY has become one of America's greatest small cities! According to Glens Falls History the City of Glens Falls was officially established in 1908. Glens Falls NY offers friendly neighborhoods, a strong regional presence in the areas of business, tourism, technology and the arts as well as a reputation for a safe community.

Glens Falls NY is home to many successful corporations including Boston Scientific, Angiodynamics, and Finch-Pruyn Paper Company. The area also has a plethora of smaller companies and unique local businesses. Glens Falls Hospital, a leader in Warren County and beyond for medical care, employs hundreds and most recently completed a state-of-the-art addition.

Stay busy in Glens Falls - there's plenty to do! Visit the many restaurants, shops and museums. You can also visit the local dinner theatre or revamped Crandall Library. Popular events like the Adirondack Balloon Festival in September, Larac Arts Festival in June and Glens Falls Civic Center concerts, Adirondack Phantom hockey games and shows draw many to Glens Falls.

The City of Glens Falls is also a haven for recreation. The abundance of parks, playgrounds and sports fields will keep you active. Anyone can use the trails in Crandall Park and Cole's Woods for running, skiing or walking. Bike along the Warren County Bike Path from Glens Falls to Lake George for an alternate method of transportation. Nearby, Queensbury and Lake George offer many lakes, streams and beaches with easy access to water for swimming.

You'll fall in love with Hometown USA. An ideal home for young families offering all the opportunities and amenities of a bigger city with a small community feel.

City Contact:
Glens Falls City Hall
42 Ridge Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
(518) 761-3807

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Regional Events

  • Annual Glens Falls Wiener Walk
    Live free, live long! Don't miss the Annual Glens Falls Wiener Walk part of the Glens Falls Memorial Day Parade.
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  • Glens Falls Memorial Day Parade
    From the Civil War Monument on Glen Street to Crandall Park Pond Glens Falls, NY
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  • Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival In Cambridge NY
    The Cambridge community is gearing up for the 16th Annual Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival, set for Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5, 2016.
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  • LARAC June Arts Festival
    The 45th Annual Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) June Arts Festival returns to Downtown Glens Falls' City Park on June 18 and 19, 2016. The June Arts Festival is one of the premier summer events in the southern Adirondack Region, drawing crowds of 20,000. The Festival features about 200 exhibitors offering shoppers a variety of products such as jewelry, home items, food items, fine art, textiles, garden decorations, etc- the event takes place rain or shine. The festival also includes not for profit booths, arts demonstrations, children’s activities, food concessions, and live entertainment by local musicians. The June Arts Festival is free and open to the public, 10 am-5 pm both days
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  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Island Song
    The rush of the city keeps rhythmic time, and five young people traveling down uncertain paths are caught up in the pulse of life in New York. This inspiring new musical from the acclaimed songwriting duo, Carner & Gregor, examines the struggle of finding love, the struggle of finding success, and above all, the struggle of finding yourself in a big city where everyone seems somehow interconnected.
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